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June 2022 Newsletter

Extra, Extra, Read, See, and Hear All About It! SSE in the Press We were recently featured on NewTV's Museum Open House. Check out the interview with host Jay Sugarman. Our museum designer, Doug Mund, was recently featured in The Boston Sunday Globe's VIP Lounge. Check…

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May 2022 Newsletter

A Glimpse at Visiting It has been so much fun seeing you all come through the museum and hear your reactions, stories, and memories. ​Visiting the Experience for the first time? Check out this page here which has some helpful answers to frequently asked questions.​ Been to the museum? Please…

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March 2022 Newsletter

We Are Officially Open! On March 3, we celebrated the official opening of the Samuel Slater Experience with a VIP reception.     Scott Ciprari plays the piano in the Maanexit Hotel. A toast to the success of Samuel Slater Experience led by WDO Chamber President,…

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January 2022 Newsletter

Samuel Slater Experience Receives Cornerstone Award We were honored to receive the Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce's Cornerstone Award, which acknowledges renovating an existing facility to enhance the aesthetic values and economic vitality of the Blackstone Valley.  Pictured at the November ceremony are SSE founder Christopher Robert…

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October 2021 Newsletter

Opening Date Update We thank you all for your patience as we continue to construct the Samuel Slater Experience. We hope to open to the public in early December. In the meantime, please check out some pictures of our progress! …

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June 2021 Newsletter

Coming This Summer Summer is here, and we are promoting the opening of Sam Slater Experience as "coming this summer." And yes, tremendous progress has been made over the last several months to achieve that end, a formal public opening. The videography that carries the story visually…

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May 2021 Newsletter

Construction Update  The exterior of the Armory building looks much the same as it has for years, but inside, construction is rapidly coming to an end. Museum designer Doug Mund sums it up this way: “The museum is really coming together. Almost all of the infrastructure…

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April 2021 Newsletter

A quick update on progress: physical construction of the interior is almost complete, and the videography installation will begin this month. We anticipate an opening this summer. Meanwhile, we are preparing to get the word out. Visitors to the Samuel Slater Restaurant at Indian Ranch will…

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Young boy working at a mill

March 2021 Newsletter

Hello to all SSE followers It is almost spring, thankfully, with fine warm days ahead. This month at the Samuel Slater Experience work will begin on installation of all the immersive, interactive video elements that will capture visitors’ attention. If you have not already previewed…

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Samuel Slater on a boat

February 2021 Newsletter

Hello to all SSE followers Update: February is rearing its wintry head, but thankfully construction inside the Samuel Slater Experience building can continue. The goal is to finish up as much of that as possible during the month and then begin adding the high-tech video…

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Liberty Theatre in Webster museum exhibit

January 2021 Newsletter

Welcome! Welcome, everyone, to 2021, a year we hope will be filled with new adventures and accomplishments. Here at the Samuel Slater Experience, we are looking forward to one accomplishment specifically: the opening of the museum. Our staff, designers, and construction crew met every day…

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